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Lyons High School students Cobey Faubus (left) and Nathan
Schneider (right) brought home the cup at the seventh annual
Code Quest coding competition last month.
Photos courtesy of Nick “Space Cowboy” Schneider
A Tree Grows in Lyons
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Auslander
Late last Thursday morning (April 12) half a dozen government-type SUVs as well as two Boulder County Sheriff's vehicles were congregated in the parking lot behind the St. Vrain Pharmacy. One's first thought had to be, “Oh no, did they get robbed again?” Officials from the Sheriff's Office quickly put that line of reasoning to bed. “This is not a Boulder County Sheriff's operation, we are only here to assist the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency),” was the official response.
Come to the farm, enjoy the rural setting and learn about the rich agricultural history of Boulder County. The farm includes two barns with interactive exhibits, a milk house, blacksmith shop, and a furnished 1909 farmhouse. There are also animals on site seasonally
Commentary: What's the Future for Affordable Housing In Lyons?
By Amy Reinholds
The appraiser who is working with the Town of Lyons for a possible site that could be sold to the Town of Lyons was delayed in finding "comps" for the parcel, Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen reported to the Board of Trustees on Monday.
Simonsen reported at the March 19 meeting that the appraiser evaluating the 2.13 acres at 19617 North St. Vrain Drive said it was more complicated and
Going for Green in Lyons
By Kathleen Thurmes
While the connections between Zero Waste and social justice issues may not be immediately apparent, it’s important to recognize that every step in the “stuff” life-cycle creates and reinforces a system of winners and losers. Not only do our economic system and modern lifestyles create massive amounts of waste, but they also produce grave social inequalities. From the process of extracting and harvesting raw materials, to the energy (mostly fossil fuels) used to make and transport products, to the landfills and incinerators where waste ends up, we can find workers exploited, communities polluted, and ecosystems damaged.